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Why, and how, utilities should start to manage climate-change risk

– Extreme weather events are exacting a high—and rising—price. Utilities need to devise and implement strategies to adapt.
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Getting beyond gridlock in cities

– With more than half the world’s population living in cities, congestion and pollution are worsening. Technology may hold... the solution—but only if city governments and companies collaborate.
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Scaling the US East Coast offshore wind industry to 20 gigawatts and beyond

– Offshore wind is poised to become a major source of power for the most densely populated area of the United States. Nine building... blocks are needed to meet growth milestones and successfully scale the industry.
Interactive - McKinsey Quarterly

Five Fifty: Discharged

– Rethinking how we travel through our cities and towns means tracking the emissions we create as we do. The good news is that traveling... may soon get cleaner.
Video - McKinsey Global Institute

Thomas L. Friedman: An interview with Mother Nature

– The New York Times foreign affairs columnist shares what the environment can teach us about thriving in an age of disruption... in a conversation with James Manyika.

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How digital innovation is transforming agriculture: Lessons from India

– Four leaders in Indian agriculture discuss the sector’s challenges and digital innovation’s potential impact on smallholder... farmers.
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Fueling the energy transition: Opportunities for financial institutions

– As renewable-energy sources proliferate, power grids become smarter, and industries electrify, strong financial partners will... play a critical role in providing funding for a capital-intensive sector.
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Winning with new models in packaging

– The global packaging industry could change significantly by 2030. Here is what you need to know to stay competitive.
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Second-life EV batteries: The newest value pool in energy storage

– With continued global growth of electric vehicles (EV), a new opportunity for the power sector is emerging: stationary storage... powered by used EV batteries, which could exceed 200 gigawatt-hours by 2030.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

The decoupling of GDP and energy growth: A CEO guide

– Energy intensity is decreasing, renewables are gaining, and new efficiencies are on the way. Here’s how to build the resilience... you need to navigate rapid change.
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Start me up: Where mobility investments are going

– Our latest mobility start-up and investment tally shows the industry invested $120 billion in the last 24 months as it prepares... for the years to come.
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A hard row to hoe—what’s in store for agricultural-input suppliers this year?

– US farmers are under increasing economic pressure. A recent McKinsey survey explores how this will affect their spending on agricultural... inputs.
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How sharing the road is likely to transform American mobility

– Increased passenger density and decreased vehicle footprint should bring strong growth for ridesharing in the decade ahead.
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How residential energy storage could help support the power grid

– Household batteries could contribute to making the grid more cost effective, reliable, resilient, and safe—if retail battery... providers, utilities, and regulators can resolve delicate commercial, operational, and policy issues.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Snapshots of the global mobility revolution

– How will regional variations in China, Europe, Brazil, India, and the United States reshape cars, carmakers, and the automotive... “user experience”?
Interview - McKinsey Quarterly

Powering mobility’s future: An interview with WiTricity’s Alex Gruzen

– A leader at the forefront of wireless electricity explains why cars are going electric, electric is going wireless, and the mobility... ecosystem is headed for major change.
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